Late surge pushes Bedford past Spaulding
Caparell completed 13 of 17 passes for 170 yards, and York rushed for 141 yards on 12 attempts. York shocked Spaulding with a 64-yard TD run with 1:15 remaining. Caparell threw short scoring passes to Mike Vailas and Nick Vailas, and the quarterback also rushed for a 5-yard touchdown.
Spaulding's Trey Scott had 29 carries for 226 yards and reached the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season. In the third quarter, Scott popped a 73-yard TD run. Bedford which beat Dover in similar fashion last week, improved to 7-1 overall and 6-1 in Division II. Upset-minded Spaulding dropped to 2-7 (2-6 Div. II).
Nashua South 35, Londonderry 24: In a back-and-forth contest, Nashua South scored the final three touchdowns of the game to pick up the win on the road.
Londonderry (2-7) led 14-0 on touchdowns from Jonathan Young and Joel Rodriguez (17-yard pass from Dylan Cole). But South (6-3) tied the game by halftime with a pair of scores from Dymier Hyde and Trevor Knight.
Londonderry took a 24-14 lead with another Young TD and Thomas Beedham 26-yard field goal.
But South got two touchdowns from Knight and another from Hyde to come back and then put the game away.
Exeter 38, Nashua North 0: At Exeter, Tyler Grant scored two touchdowns and Exeter (8-1) got single TDs from Jamie Vogt, Colby Swane and Nick Fletstrom. Kicker Logan Laurent connected on all five PAT tried and added a 32-yard field goal. North fell to 4-5.
Timberlane 35, Dover 13: Josh David had 24 carries for 179 yards and three touchdowns to lead the way for the Owls (4-5) at home in Plaistow. Quarterback Eric Nelson was 10-14 for 167 yards and the Timberlane defense nabbed two interceptions. Kyle Seawards of Dover (2-7) had 37 yards rushing and 44 yards receiving.
Winnacunnet 32, Merrimack 8: At Merrimack, the Warriors clicked on all cylinders as Seth Edwards rushed for 111 rushing yards, and Carly Gould hit a 30-yard field goal. Merrimack's Ben Dipalermo had an 18-yard touchdown dash to put Merrimack (0-9 overall) on the board. Winnacunnet improved to 8-1 overall and 6-1 in Division II.
Hollis/Brookline 49, Goffstown 28: At Hollis, Matt Friedman had five touchdown passes for the Cavaliers, who rented lights and popped a Friday night upset. Mitch Frick rushed for three TDs as Hollis/Brookline improved to 3-6 overall (3-4 Div. III). Goffstown fell to 5-4 overall and 5-2 in division play.
Milford 24, Portsmouth 6: Ian Michaud returned an interception for a 40-yard touchdown, Connor Borne had 17 carries for 108 yards and added three catches for 50 yards and Morgan Andrews booted a 25-yard field goal to lead the way for Milford (6-3) at home. Portsmouth fell to 6-2.
Alvirne 21, Pembroke 13: Quarterback Josh Cohen ran for two touchdowns and host Alvirne of Hudson (3-6) also got a defensive scoop-and -score fumble recovery for a touchdown from Ben McCarthy from 35 yards out.
Pembroke (3-5) had tied the game at 7-7 on an Adam Gelinas 55-yard catch from Chris Cushing, who also connected with Nick Francois for a 32-yard score. But the PAT was blocked and McCarthy's fumble rumble ended the scoring.
Kennett 37, Kingswood 12: At Conway, Devan Bynoe rushed for a pair of touchdowns as host Kennett won the annual Carroll County Cup with a dominant win over the Knights.
Kennett (4-5) took a 21-0 lead at halftime and scored two more TDs in the second half. Tom Donovan and Connor McDonald had rushing touchdowns, and quarterback Will Pollard fired a scoring pass to John Saxby. Senior Caine Warren also booted a 38-yard field goal. The Knights fell to 0-9.
Monadnock 49, Epping/Newmarket 0: At East Swanzey, Isiah Prince returned two punts for touchdowns to lead the way for Monadnock (6-2). D.J. Lotito added an interception return touchdown and the offense posted scores from Sam Bednar, Zach Jarvis, Dylan Bell and Jake Poulin.
Epping/Newmarket fell to 1-7.
Campbell 43, Newfound 14: Jesiah Wade ran for 300 yards and scored four touchdowns to help Campbell of Litchfield celebrate homecoming with a win. Jordan Lang had two touchdowns to round out the Campbell (7-2) scoring. The Cougars jumped over Newfound (6-3) and into first place.